Woman thrown in jail for taking three French fries from police officer’s plate at restaurant


French fries (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on a charge of theft after talking French fries from the plate of a police officer at a restaurant, according to police in Washington D.C.

Police said that the incident unfolded at the Italian Pizza Kitchen, which is located on U Street.

According to the criminal complaint, on Wednesday around 10:00 p.m., the officer, who was not identified, sat at a table in the restaurant and enjoyed a meal.

The 26-year-old woman, who was not identified, sat down next to the officer, and she tried to strike up a conversation. The officer wasn’t too interested in her, and told her to leave him alone.

The woman, who was intoxicated, then took a French fry from his plate, and continued to talk to the officer. The police officer asked the woman to stop, but she took another French fry.

The officer then warned the woman that she was engaging in criminal behavior, and when she took another French fry, he arrested her for theft.